The end of the workday sometimes feels like the end of a toothpaste tube. You could go all intense and squeeze out every last bit, but why bother? It's done. You just toss it. That's okay for toothpaste, but not for your workday. Your workday is not a toothpaste tube, and the last few minutes should be purposefully engaged, not carelessly tossed.
Being an effective leader requires many skills. You must obviously have knowledge about, and experience in, the area of your business. You must be smart and diligent. You must have patience and be resourceful. You must be a good communicator. The one skill set that is often overlooked is efficiency. Too often, I see people and businesses that are simply inefficient. And in the business world, inefficient is ineffective.